Ms Erika Mosor

Erika Mosor, MSc, completed her occupational therapy education in 1989 in Austria. Since then, she has been working as an occupational therapist in different geriatric settings with the focus on fall prevention, health promotion and work rehabilitation. After completing her master studies, she started working as a research fellow at the Department of Rheumatology at the Medical University of Vienna. Currently, she is working at the Section for Outcomes Research, Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems at the Medical University of Vienna, which is dedicated to quantitative and qualitative methodological research in medicine and life sciences. Her research focuses on people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, the patients’ perspective on their disease and the health professionals’ role. Erika is working closely with researchers, clinicians and patients from several European countries. She is co-chair of the EULAR Scientific Sub-committee of Health Professionals in Rheumatology (HPR) and member of the EULAR task force on the prevention and management of osteoporotic fractures. She has research experience in several EU-projects in the field of rheumatology, such as EuroTEAM (perspectives and information need on predictive testing in rheumatoid arthritis) and SPARRA, and other projects like ‘Health has no Age’ (health promotion in residential aged care), ‘Keosity’ (user-oriented game development for older adults related to dementia prevention and intervention), and ‘Moving Generations’. Furthermore, Erika works as an external lecturer in several healthcare institutions and at the University of Applied Sciences Vienna.